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Katy Snelling on why she brought Secret Theatre to Oxford Playhouse

Posted on Thursday 21 August 2014 by Erin McDonald

Oxford Playhouse programmer Katy Snelling talks all things Secret Theatre...

Hannah Nicklin and George Buckenham

Posted on Thursday 14 August 2014 by Erin McDonald

Artist Hannah Nicklin and game maker George Buckenham have spent the week have a good old play on Oxford Playhouse's main stage. Here they talk about space, freedom, glitching computers and how you can help with their game Glitch Pigeon...

Jane on the OPen Road - Week 1

Posted on Thursday 3 July 2014 by James Webster

Jane Hornsby has recently finished at 1200-mile trek across the country to raise money for OP's outreach work in the community. Read about her adventures here, in her diary of the first week!

Get on your Soapbox this May Day ...

Posted on Friday 28 March 2014 by James Webster

Interim Director, Polly Cole, talks about her arrival in Oxford, the tradition of May Morning and upcoming Radical Thinking show, Soapbox City ...

When did you last take a Stand?

Posted on Thursday 9 January 2014 by James Webster

Playhouse Producer, Michelle Walker, talks about the process of making Playhouse Plays Out shows that are for (and sometimes about) the community of Oxford, plus the exciting new PPO show: Stand.

Robin Hood - Sheriff vs Sheriff

Posted on Thursday 12 December 2013 by James Webster

Graham Upton, Oxford Playhouse President and High Sheriff of Oxfordshire, talks about getting to know his rival: Robin Hood's Sheriff of Nottingham.

Robin Hood - Rehearsal Diary 3, the final stretch

Posted on Thursday 28 November 2013 by James Webster

Assistant Director, Alice Malin, concludes her Robin Hood  rehearsal diaries with a look at how the panto has come together (hint: it's come together beautifully, get you tickets here).

Robin Hood - Rehearsal Diary 2, the young company

Posted on Monday 25 November 2013 by James Webster

We have another rehearsal room missive for you from Robin Hood Assistant Director, Alice Malin, who blogs about the panto's superb Young Company this week. Tickets available here.

Robin Hood - Rehearsal Diary 1, Songs and Speed-Dating

Posted on Thursday 21 November 2013 by James Webster

With Robin Hood just over a week away the Assistant Director, Alice Malin, talks to us about the first day's rehearsals ...

Robin Hood - How to Cast a Panto

Posted on Thursday 14 November 2013 by James Webster

With Robin Hood just around the corner, OP Producer Michelle Walker offers an insight into the casting process behind our yearly Pantomime ...

Michelle Dickson: on leaving the Playhouse

Posted on Thursday 7 November 2013 by James Webster

Director of Oxford Playhouse, Michelle Dickson, will be leaving the theatre in the new year to take up the position of Director, Touring at Arts Council England. Here, she talks about all that she's accomplished and why it's such a hard decision ...

Michelle Dickson to depart Oxford Playhouse after five years as Director

Posted on Thursday 31 October 2013 by James Webster

Director of Oxford Playhouse, Michelle Dickson, will be leaving the theatre in the new year to take up the position of Director, Touring at Arts Council England.

Evolve Artists in Residence: 6 months in

Posted on Friday 25 October 2013 by James Webster

Oxford Playhouse's Director, Michelle Dickson, talks about the exciting work our Evolve Artists have been doing since they were selected ...

On Tour with The Government Inspector

Posted on Monday 14 October 2013 by James Webster

Evolve Artists Flintlock Theatre, have recently embarked on their first tour. Here, actor Francesca Binefa, shares some stories about the tour and the company.

Neil Gaiman and Philip Pullman in conversation: podcast

Posted on Friday 23 August 2013 by James Webster

The OP Staff saddle up in support of the Playhouse

Posted on Thursday 6 June 2013 by James Webster

On Friday 14 June, the OP staff will be collectively cycling 300km on a static bike in the Playhouse’s foyer to raise money for Oxford Playhouse. Laura Sherwood, Learning’s Administrative Assistant, talks about what the event will entail and how it came into being.

President gets on his Bike for the Playhouse

Posted on Tuesday 4 June 2013 by James Webster

Oxford Playhouse's President, Graham Upton, will embark on a sponsored 300km bike ride in Sweden on Friday 14 June. Graham talks about the ride, previous cycling exploits and the importance of fundraising for Oxford Playhouse.

Evolve Artists in Residence: Encouraging the Spark of Creativity

Posted on Thursday 16 May 2013 by James Webster

Anna Glynn, Executive Director of Flintlock Theatre, talks about what it's like to be a part of Oxford Playhouse's new Evolve Artists in Residence scheme.

ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND AWARD OXFORD PLAYHOUSE WITH FUNDING INCREASE

Posted on Wednesday 30 March 2011 by News at Oxford Playhouse

ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND AWARD OXFORD PLAYHOUSE WITH FUNDING INCREASE

 

The Big Arts Give 2010

Posted on Monday 15 November 2010 by Jo Osborne

You may have heard that Oxford Playhouse is taking part in The Big Arts Give 2010, a nationwide matched funding challenge for arts organisations...

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Comment Book on The Pillowman 30/10/2014

Fantastic conceptual design, perfectly translated to stage...Incredible.

Comment Book on the Pillowman 30/10/2014

Superb! Absolutely loved it!

Liane 28/10/2014

I cried many times purely because I was so in awe at the brilliance of the actors and the way they delievered such a powerful performance and casting a new and refreshing light onto the classic which is Othello.

Comment Book on Othello 27/10/2014

Very powerful, loved the setting and the women were particularly strong. Never seen Othello before but thought this really got to the heart of the story.

Greg F. on Othello 23/10/2014

Othello is god. Othello is life.

Sara Roberts on Othello 23/10/2014

One of the best performances of Shakespeare I have ever seen. (I’m an English teacher and I have seen a lot!) Absolutely terrifying. A truly impressive piece of work. Spectacular. Thank you.

Comment Book on Othello 23/10/2014

Fantastic performance! Really great all round cast. Thank you.

Comment Book on The Furies 21/10/2014

A fantastic production.

Comment Book on The Furies 21/10/2014

Very powerful, artistically directed and acted with passion. Well done to all the team!

Comment Book on The Furies 21/10/2014

Powerful! Amazing! So weirdly and unexpectedly relevant to modern life.

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